Charl Landvreugd & Anke Bangma, interview: Keeping Memories Alive in Art

Interview by Anke Bangma (curator National Museum of World Cultures) with Charl Landvreugd (visual artist). Charl Landvreugd engages with black culture and identity in order to shift our collective self-perception. This interview will focus on his recent work concerning Surinamese writer Edgar Cairo, who was the first to develop a language for black historical awareness in a Dutch context. A conversation about memory, forgetting and Landvreugd’s performative revival of rituals of keeping memories alive where writtten histories fall short.